Fellow, Internal Advisory Committee
Connie Sung, assistant professor of rehabilitation counseling, Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE), obtained her doctorate in Rehabilitation Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, after working as an occupational therapist. Her educational background includes rehabilitation counseling/psychology, neuropsychology, and occupational science.
Her research interest focuses on evidence-based practices, vocational services and interventions that lead to successful school-to-work transition and employment outcomes for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Her recent work includes evaluation of intervention strategies to meet transition needs and improve vocational outcomes of transition-aged individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities, such as those with autism and/or epilepsy.
A second line of research focuses on psychosocial adjustment and quality of life of individuals with disabilities. Her recent work for this line of research includes cross-cultural examination of determinants to enhance social competence and community participation of individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities.